one pot · soup · vegetarian

Sweet Potato Minestrone

I've gotten used to having a meatless meal ready to go every week. It's a nice change of pace from the normal meat-and-potatoes entree. Instead, potatoes are sometimes the MAIN dish at dinner. Such is the case with this recipe: sweet potato minestrone. This is a typical minestrone (with pasts and veggies) with sweet potatoes… Continue reading Sweet Potato Minestrone

Sides · vegetable

Creamy Jalapeno-Garlic Brussels Sprouts

It's all doom and gloom outside and I'm not looking forward to driving into work today. I've got a 4-wheel drive car, so I'll be fine...I hope. Right now there's just a slight glazing of ice on the roads, but later it will be snow-packed. Yuck. I'm filling my lunchbox to the brim today so… Continue reading Creamy Jalapeno-Garlic Brussels Sprouts

dinner · entree · pork

Pork Chops with Corn Stuffing

Oh boy, oh boy. Here we are again preparing for another winter storm. Last February's winter storm was DEVASTATING. Our pipes froze up in the kitchen and bathroom (no damage, thankfully), we lost some more limbs, and the snow came up to my knees. Oklahomans are NOT built for this. We aren't Michigan or Ohio… Continue reading Pork Chops with Corn Stuffing